Teen Arrested For Shooting A Woman During Attempted Robbery

A teenager has been arrested for shooting a woman while trying to rob her of her purse.

17-year-old Derajay Speede was taken into custody Wednesday by Goldsboro Police. Police say he shot a woman on West New Hope Road on April 19 during an attempted robbery.

Speede is charged with felony attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be filed.

The teen is in jail under a $400,000 bond.